Prepare your students as they embark on their postsecondary journeys. Learn about the unique steps of identifying best-fit colleges or postsecondary programs for students beginning in ninth grade and identifying the levels of support available to students with learning disabilities. Explore how to secure and implement accommodations in college, review a timeline of “when to do what,” and much more. Walk away with ready-to-use resources and materials to buildresilience for students with learning disabilities, specifically related to executive functioning and self-advocacy.
- Participants will leave with a timeline of “When” to do “What” when advising students with LDs in seeking out accommodations in college, including variable documentation requirements to have in place before freshman year, and gain a better understanding of the accommodations intake meeting with the Office of Disability Services.
- Participants will be able to understand and communicate the differences between high school and college accommodations.
- Attendees will identify the academic and social/emotional skills necessary to succeed in college and other post-secondary programs, better understand how to encourage self-advocacy in their students, and will receive helpful resources to improve executive function strategies to share with their students, etc.
Presenters: Jill Corbin, Director of College & Transition Counseling, Denver Academy and Toni Schexnyder, College & Career Coordinator, The Winston School San Antonio